Teen Excellence winners for 2022 announced | Local


GLENS FALLS — Recipients for The Post-Stars The 2022 Teen Excellence Awards have been announced.

The Teen Excellence Awards seek to go beyond academics and athletics to identify outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 19 who have demonstrated personal growth, leadership and innovation as well as a commitment to community.

Beginning last October, teachers, coaches, youth group leaders, church leaders, education administrators and employers were asked to nominate teenagers who they believe are the young people leaders of tomorrow and serve as outstanding role models in their schools, jobs, communities and beyond.

The judges responsible for selecting the winners of the Teen Excellence Awards were Brian Corcoran, former editor of The Post Star and current Chief Financial Officer of Lee Enterprises Inc.; Francis Cocozza, Principal of Lake George Junior-Senior High School; and Robert Nemer, president of Nemer Ford, sponsor of the Teen Excellence Awards, and president of the Nemer Motor Group, four dealerships with six different brands.

Nemer Ford and Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company are the sponsors of the 2022 Teen Excellence Awards.

The 2022 winners will be recognized at an awards breakfast on March 22 at the SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury and will be featured in a special section of The Post Star.

To attend the awards breakfast, see booking details in The Post Star or go to the newspaper’s website from February 1 to make an online reservation, www.poststar.com/contests.


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